Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXV, No. 36
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
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MAJOR ASSET: The Columbia Journalism Review described journalist Krystal Knapp’s work on Planet Princeton as “providing Princeton with coverage unlike anywhere else.”

Nearly 450,000 Views Posted and Counting: “Planet Princeton” Is a Local Phenomenon

Ellen Gilbert

During the uncertain hours (and even minutes) that the Princeton community experienced before, during, and after hurricane Irene, there were two mainstays that people knew they could rely on. The Princeton Public Library proved once again that it is “Princeton’s living room” by remaining open late into the evening in the days immediately after the storm to accommodate the many residents who lost power. (Princeton High School student George Quinn captured this effort on a YouTube video called “Plug in and Power Up.”)

Programs at HSP’s Updike Farmstead Pay Tribute to 9/11’s Tenth Anniversary

Anne Levin

On the website of the organization Voices of September 11, there are wrenching accounts written by survivors of the attacks on the World Trade Center. These detailed descriptions by evacuees, eyewitnesses, and first responders, make the horror of that morning ten years ago shockingly real.

Radio Marathon of Contemporary Music To Commemorate Victims of 9/11 Attack

Anne Levin

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Marvin Rosen was doing his radio show at Princeton University’s WPRB-FM. A phone call from his wife at 10 a.m. alerted him to the horrific events unfolding at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.

Thanks to Princetons’ Speedy Repairs Most Roads Have Now Been Reopened

All of the area roadways closed by damage from the rain and winds of Hurricane Irene have been reopened with the exception of Quaker Road near Port Mercer. The 450-foot section swamped by water from Stony Brook, eroding the area underneath, is still under repair but is expected to reopen within the next two to three days, according to Princeton Township Engineer Robert Kiser.

 

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